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Activated NMDA receptor

Stylized depiction of an activated NMDA receptor. Glutamate is shown in the glutamate-binding site and glycine is shown in the glycine-binding site. The allosteric site, which modulates receptor function when bound to a ligand, is not occupied. NMDA receptors require the binding of 2 molecules of glutamate or aspartate and 2 of glycine. (Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.)

Associated Disorders

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  • Alcohol withdrawal seizures
  • Alcoholic cerebellar degeneration
  • Alcoholic myopathy
  • Alcoholic neuropathy
  • Alcoholic pellagra
  • Autonomic hyperactivity
  • Central pontine myelinolysis
  • Cerebral contusion
  • Delirium tremens
  • Epidural hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Hyponatremia
  • Korsakoff psychosis
  • Marchiafava-Bignami syndrome
  • Subdural hematoma
  • Substance abuse
  • Wernicke encephalopathy
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